Diff for /wikisrc/security/intel_taa.mdwn between versions 1.4 and 1.5

version 1.4, 2019/11/12 21:25:11 version 1.5, 2019/11/12 21:28:31
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 The TAA mitigation may be provided by the already-existing MDS mitigation.  The TAA mitigation may be provided by the already-existing MDS mitigation.
 Before enabling the TAA mitigation, you should first  Before enabling the TAA mitigation, you should first
 [enable the MDS mitigation](https://wiki.netbsd.org/security/intel_mds/)  [enable the MDS mitigation](https://wiki.netbsd.org/security/intel_mds/)
 if not already enabled.  if not already enabled. This may imply loading an updated microcode, if not
   already provided by the BIOS.
   
 Two cases must then be considered, depending the content of `machdep.taa.method`:  Two cases must then be considered, depending the content of `machdep.taa.method`:
   
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    * If the BIOS does not provide this updated microcode, you may use NetBSD's     * If the BIOS does not provide this updated microcode, you may use NetBSD's
      pkgsrc to fetch the latest microcode distribution from Intel via the       pkgsrc to fetch the latest microcode distribution from Intel via the
      **sysutils/intel-microcode-netbsd** package. Once loaded, you can issue the       **sysutils/intel-microcode-netbsd** package. With the new microcode loaded,
      `sysctl -w machdep.taa.mitigated=1` command to enable the TAA-specific       you can issue the `sysctl -w machdep.taa.mitigated=1` command to enable the
      mitigation.       TAA-specific mitigation.

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